Like the rainbow, this flag is a symbol of hope and peace. The seven colors from flags around the world fly in harmony. Each of the seven colors in the cooperative flag have been assigned the following meaning:
Red: stands for courage;
Orange: offers the vision of possibilities;
Yellow: represents the challenge that GREEN has kindled;
Green: indicates a challenge to co-operators to strive for growth of membership and of understanding of the aims and values of co-operation;
Light Blue: suggests far horizons, the need to provide education and help less fortunate people and strive toward global unity.
Dark Blue: suggests pessimism: a reminder that less fortunate people have needs that may be met through the benefits of cooperation.
Violet: is the color of warmth, beauty, and friendship.